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Fabric Finishing Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$27,104 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Fabric Finishing Machine Operator is $27,104 a year and $13 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Fabric Finishing Machine Operator is between $24,959 and $31,599. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Operates machines to apply finishing solution to narrow fabrics, such as elastic, labels, ribbon, or tape: measures and mixes ingredients for finishing solution in storage vat or can, following formula.
  • Turns valve to admit solution to trough of machine or pours or dips solution from can into trough.
  • Ties, pins, or staples ends of fabric to leader in machine or threads ends through rollers (pads) and drying cans.
  • Feels finished fabric to determine degree of dryness and turns handwheels or knobs to regulate speed at which fabric passes through machine.
  • Observes fabric finish to determine conformance to standards and turns handwheel or replaces weights to regulate pressure of rollers or drying cans.
Fabric Finishing Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 9,800

Estimated population of Fabric Finishing Machine Operator jobs: 2

Rate of error: 5.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Fabric Finishing Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Molding Machine Operator
May 16
Pingree Grove, IL, USA
FlexiCorps, Inc
What does a Molding Machine Operator do ... Read a ruler and follow finishing procedures necessary to produce quality parts. * Keep work are ...
Machine Operator Supervisor - Fri-Sun - Off Mon-Thu (AU#319581)
May 7
Saint Charles, IL, USA
Barton Staffing Solutions
Staffing Machine Operators, in support of the daily finishing schedule. 13. Responsible to operate machines as necessary, meeting the established productivity, quality and efficiency standards as ...
Machine Operator - Slitter
May 6
Schaumburg, IL, USA
You will operate machines and support other operators when needed. This person will ensure ... Print finishing supplies and equipment. We are a company that values its employees, provides ...
Rotational Mold Finisher / Machine Operator - 1st & 2nd Shifts
Mar 18
Elgin, IL, USA
Minuteman International, Inc.
Ability to read ruler and follow finishing procedures necessary to produce quality parts * Keep ... machine as needed Experience: * Mechanically inclined * Ability to read/write/understand English
CNC Machine Operator
Mar 1
Lake Zurich, IL, USA
GereMarie Corporation
Produces machined parts by operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining ... Finishing processes include polishing, brushing, peripheral brushing, vibratory and a fully ...
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